Scientific Results

Thomson parabola spectrometer: A powerful tool for on-line plasma analysis

Year: 2015

Authors: Altana C., Muoio A., Schillaci F., Cirrone G.A.P., Lanzalone G., Tudisco S., Brandi F., Cristoforetti G., Koester P., Fulgentini L., Labate L., Gizzi L.A.

Autors Affiliation: LNS – INFN and Dip.di Fisica e Astronomia, Catania, Italy;
LNS – INFN and Dip.di Fisica e di Scienze della Terra, Messina, Italy;
LNS – INFN, Italy;
LNS – INFN and Univ, Kore di Enna, Italy;
ILIL – INO-CNR and IIT, Genova, Italy;
ILIL – INO-CNR, Italy;
ILIL – INO-CNR and INFN-Pisa, Italy

Abstract: In this paper we report on a new powerful and self-consistent analysis technique aimed in order to get information online on laser generated plasmas. Performance of the method has been carried out during two set of measurement by using two different lasers. The first set of data has been collected at LENS Laboratory of INFN-LNS in Catania by using a laser which produces pulses having energies of 2 J and temporal duration of 6 ns, while the second set of data has been collected at ILIL of INO-CNR in Pisa with a laser system capable of delivering pulses of up to 10 mJ in 40 fs.

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More Information: INSPEC Accession Number: 15971637
KeyWords: Thomson Parabola Spectrometer; Line plasma analysis; Self-consistent analysis technique; laser generated plasmas